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PT Boats Cover Landing On Biak Island, 08/17/1944

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PT Boats Cover Landing On Biak Island, 08/17/1944


Published August 17, 1944


Naval Photographic Center film #5200 not in the greatest shape. National Archives description "1) MCU Machine gunner on PT strafes beach.2) GV PT & Coast Guard boats strafe beach--very shaky.3) GV LCMs underway to beach.4) LS Troops debark LCMs to beach.5) MCU Gen. Edwin Zundell.6) MCU Lt. (jg) H.G. Young & Lt. R. J. Koenig.7) GV MS Natives in canoe talk to PT crew.8) MS Tracers strafe beach.9) MS PT strafes beach, bow on view.10) GV Ships & PTs lying off shore.11) MS PTs & LCTs underway.12) MS Men unload supplies from beach to LCM-SV.QUALITY: GENERALLY GOOD, SOME SHAKY." National Archives Identifier: 77396
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Run time 8 minutes 42 seconds
Producer United States. Navy
Audio/Visual silent, black & white
Language English

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